Nanostructured surface textures—with shapes inspired by the structure of moths' eyes—prevent the reflection of light off silicon, improving conversion of sunlight to electricity.
A superconducting magnet begins its journey from SLAC laboratory in California to Brookhaven Lab in New York.
Team supported by the Office of Science and others helps solve mystery of how aquatic creatures respond to their environment.
01.21.15 Using supercomputing resources at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC), a team of nuclear physicists has made a key discovery in its quest to shed light on the structure and behavior of subatomic particles.
01.21.15 Contrary to conventional wisdom, an international collaboration of scientists led by Berkeley Lab researchers demonstrated that cultures of plants grown in labs show sufficient biodiversity to be used for natural product screening.
01.20.15 Research conducted at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory and published in the Early Edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences revealed extreme disorder in a fundamental property of the surface electrons known as the "Dirac mass."
Berkeley Lab’s nanotechnology enlivens Nanosys’ displays, enhancing the color and saving energy. Read More
Engineer whose pioneering work contributed to visual effects used in The Lord of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean movies to speak at National Finals in Washington, D.C. Read More » (18KB)
Lab is showcasing 12 images and the stories behind them in a 2015 calendar. Read More
By analyzing such parameters as the force applied by key presses and the time interval between them, a new self-powered non-mechanical intelligent keyboard developed by researchers at Georgia Tech could provide a stronger layer of security for computer users.
Geoscientists at Penn State have used computer model experiments to show that the more temperatures increase, the faster the Greenland Ice Sheet will melt.
Scientists at Harvard Medical School have engineered a strain of E. coli to be dependent on a synthetic amino acid, which may prove useful as a biocontainment strategy.
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